This is the perfect time of year to sit back and relax with a big mug of hot chocolate. But have you ever tried to make your own? It’s easier than you may think, just follow these simple steps.
Makes 5 cups of Hot Chocolate
½ cup sugar
¼ cup baking cocoa
Pinch of salt
1/3 cup hot water
4 cups milk
¾ tsp of vanilla extract
Marshmallows, whipped cream, sprinkles, or peppermint sticks for topping
- In a saucepan combine the sugar, cocoa, and salt, and water; bring to a boil and cook for two minutes while stirring.
- Add the milk and heat to desired temperature, but do not return to a boil.
- Remove from heat and stir in vanilla, whisk until frothy.
- Pour into mugs and top with the toppings of your choice or enjoy it as is